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New survey marks Philippines as best location for expat retirees

New survey marks Philippines as best location for expat retirees
The Philippines is now officially rated as a great place to retire. If you’re looking for a Southeast Asian retirement hub where English is the official language, the cost of living is cheap and the people are genuinely friendly, the Philippines could well be your perfect choice. Already popular with older expats, this stunning...

British expats in Portugal to lose their tax exemptions

British expats in Portugal to lose their tax exemptions
British expats living, working or retiring in Portugal are set to lose their tax-free status due to new government rules. As a result of a new amendment to Portugal’s 2020 budget, the foreign revenue brought in by British expats in the country will be taxed at 10 per cent. The new rule will not affect those who arrived in the country...

New Year brings new laws for expat businesses in Czech Republic

New Year brings new laws for expat businesses in Czech Republic
As it is every New Year in the Czech Republic, expats with businesses or working in the country will need to take note of a raft of new rules. This new year, as usual, the set of new laws and regulations cover all businesses and workers in Prague and the wider republic, and include varied topics including a minimum wage boost and new ways...

Renovating a historic home in Italy attracts expat tax breaks

Renovating a historic home in Italy attracts expat tax breaks
If you’re taking on a job in Italy, paying tax and would love to get a quaint weekend or holiday home in the hills at a bargain price, this is for you. There’s been a lot online recently about properties in Italy needing total renovation and being sold for practically nothing as a result, but they rarely suit the needs of expats...

British expat retirees losing millions via rogue offshore IFAs

British expat retirees losing millions via rogue offshore IFAs
Pensions scams by rogue IFAs are still wrecking expat lives in Spain and many other expat retiree destinations. The latest scandal involves the mis-selling of QROPs pension transfers and has resulted in those who’ve lost all their life savings now being chased by the UK taxman, even although they weren’t aware they were breaking the...

How China’s new personal income tax laws affect expat professionals

How China’s new personal income tax laws affect expat professionals
If you’re heading to China in the near future, you’ll need to know how the recently-introduced personal tax residency changes will affect your financial bottom line. The new individual income tax rules in China are now affecting the way in which expat tax residency is determined. The recently-introduced law impacts expat residents in...

Overseas retirement dreamers caught up in pensions tax grab

Overseas retirement dreamers caught up in pensions tax grab
If you’re working and saving hard in the hope of retiring in upscale comfort overseas, you may be in for a very unpleasant shock via the UK taxman. More than a million workers are now at risk of falling foul of the ‘pensions lifetime allowance’ limit of £1.03 million, with another 1.3 million of those coming up to retirement in the...

China?s new tax laws causing expat confusion

China?s new tax laws causing expat confusion
How will China’s new individual income tax laws affect its expat communities? Introduced at the start of the New Year, China’s reform of its Individual Income Tax system is the most significant change to be announced for decades, with expats left wondering about its effect on their finances. The new rules on personal taxation have...

Facing up to UK inheritance taxes as an expat living overseas

Facing up to UK inheritance taxes as an expat living overseas
The majority of British expats living and working overseas aren’t even aware they may well be hit with a large inheritance tax bill if they’ve been mentioned in a family will. The misunderstanding that inheritance tax doesn’t apply to Brit expats overseas is likely to be the fact that they’re not taxed on their overseas incomes....

Expat professionals lose fight against Dutch tax break law change

Expat professionals lose fight against Dutch tax break law change
To the dismay of expat professionals in the Netherlands as well as those thinking of working there, the hated 30-per cent ruling legislation has passed into law. In spite of brave attempts by the campaign group United Expats of the Netherlands, The extremely popular tax break which attracted huge numbers of highly-skilled professionals to...